Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core

Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core

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qTeaching students to make connections across related texts promotes engagement and improves reading comprehension and content learning. This practical guide explains how to select and teach a wide range of picture books as paired text--two books relatedby topic, theme, or genre--in grades K-8. The author provides mini-lessons across the content areas, along with hundreds of recommendations for paired text, each linked to specific Common Core standards for reading literature and informational texts. In a large-size format for easy photocopying, the book includes 22 graphic organizers and other useful tools. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materialsq--These characters include a snail (1 foot), person (2 feet), dog (4 feet), insect (6 feet), spider (8 feet), and crab (10 feet). ... Interlocking Rectangles is a variation of a traditional Venn diagram and can be used to represent some similarities and differences between these two texts. ... as well as a house with two chimneys, a garage with two cars, an apple with one core, and a boat with four life preservers.

Title:Using Paired Text to Meet the Common Core
Author:William Bintz
Publisher:Guilford Publications - 2014-11-12


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